School of Education Key Contacts

The School of Education has an outstanding professional and helpful staff. We are prepared to answer all your questions and assist you in planning your program and realizing your life goals.

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School of Education Directory

School of Education Office
5000 N Willamette Blvd MSC 149
Portland OR 97203
Franz Hall, Room #427
Phone: 503.943.7135 or 1.800.546.3633
Fax: 503.943.8042

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Office Hours (beginning August, 2021):

Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

For General Inquiries:


Julee Ryan, Office Assistant

For Community Partnership Inquiries:

Amy Kwong-Kwapisz, Director of Professional Community Development

Jackie Wirz, Executive Director for Saturday Academy

For Undergraduate Inquiries:

Kelly Brown, Program Counselor for Teacher Licensure Programs

Joan Flora, Director of Clinical Practice 

For Graduate Inquiries:

MA, MEd, Post Master's Certificate & EdD

Anne Rasmussen, Academic Specialist for Graduate Programs & Licensure

MAT Program

Kaitlin Bourne, Program and Operations Manager

Joan Flora, Director of Clinical Practice & Instructor 

MA HESA Program

Eric Anctil, Associate Professor 

For PACE Inquiries:

Gary Beckly Ed.D, Assistant Dean for PACE 

Austin Veiga, PACE Assistant Director

To Make an Appointment with the Dean or Associate Dean:

Julee Ryan, Office Assistant 

Kaitlin Bourne, Programming and Operations Manager